UPDATE: Man dies after car crash on a Sheffield road

Three people were injured in a collision on Barnsley road between three cars Photo by Danny Stanley

Three people were injured in a collision on Barnsley road between three cars Photo by Danny Stanley

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A man has died after a car crash on a main road in Sheffield.

Two others were injured in the collision in the early hours of this morning.

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

Police were called to scene at 3.41am following reports that three vehicles had collided close to the junction of Barnsley Road and Herries Road.

The 21-year-old driver of a black coloured Skoda Fabia, which was travelling away from the city centre, was taken to the nearby Northern General Hospital where he died a short time later.

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Two other vehicles, a black Hackney Carriage and a white Toyota Auris private hire vehicle, that were both travelling in the opposite direction were struck in the collision. A 51-year-old man who was a passenger in the Auris suffered minor injuries.

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

The road was closed for around eight hours while the scene was examined, vehicles recovered and the road surface cleaned.

A spokesman from South Yorkshire Fire Service said crews attended the incident at about 3.30am.

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

The scene at Barnsley Road where the crash happened in the early hours

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